Solis Women’s Health buys Women’s Imaging & Wellness; extends breast radiology services
AUSTIN, Texas Solis Women’s Health has announced that it is taking over Women’s Imaging & Wellness of Dublin, Ohio. Women’s Imaging & Wellness is a cnter for breast radiology services.
“The acquisition of Women’s Imaging & Wellness further strengthens our footprint in the Greater Midwest,” Brad Hummel, Solis Women’s Health chief executive officer, said in a statement. “The deployment of Solis Mammography Centers, our community based screening facilities, and the implementation of our digital infrastructure, will begin prior to year end and we believe will substantially improve the access to state of the art imaging for women in the Columbus area.”
Solis Women’s Health provides specialty healthcare treatments for women covering breast health services. Solis offers breast ultrasound, computer-aided detection, diagnostic mammography, screening mammography, as well as many other services for women.
GlaxoSmithKlines acquires Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Egyptian mature products business
LONDON GlaxoSmithKline has acquired the Egyptian mature products business of Bristol-Myers Squibb, the British drug maker announced Wednesday.
GSK said the acquisition, worth $210 million, is a move to accelerate sales growth and further extend its pharmaceutical portfolio in emerging markets.
“This acquisition is an important step forward in GSK’s strategy to accelerate sales growth in emerging markets,” GSK president for emerging markets Abbas Hussain said in a statement. “It will enable us to build and diversify our existing branded pharmaceuticals portfolio and signals our strong commitment to provide quality medicines to patients in Egypt and other countries in the Middle East and North Africa regions.”
‘Face the Nation’ anchor Schieffer to headline NACDS Foundation event
ALEXANDRIA, Va. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation revealed today that the keynote speaker at the 2008 annual NACDS Foundation Dinner will be Bob Schieffer, anchor of the CBS News’ Sunday public affairs broadcast “Face the Nation.” Schieffer, who also serves as CBS News chief Washington correspondent, will address attendees Dec. 2 at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers in New York City.
NACDS’ announcement is a timely one. Schieffer, one of the few broadcast or print journalists to have covered all four major beats in the nation’s capital—the White House, the Pentagon, the State Department and Capitol Hill, moderated the third and final Presidential debate this week.
“Bob Schieffer demonstrated as moderator of this week’s presidential debate that he asks the questions on the minds of Americans relating to political and national affairs in each of his broadcasts,” said Phil Schneider, NACDS Foundation president. “His conversational style enables him to delve into his stories and share a comprehensive look at the issues facing the country. The NACDS Foundation is delighted to have Mr. Schieffer as the keynote speaker at the 10th annual Foundation dinner this year.”